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October 22 Police Brutality Protest in SF
Several hundred protesters participated in San Francisco in the annual October 22 action against police brutality. They started at the top of Golden Gate Park and walked 2 1/2 miles through the Haight and Fillmore neighborhoods, ending at Jefferson Square Park.
The Revolutionary Communist Party gave the annual October demonstration it's primary slogan, seen above on a banner.
Mesha, one of the primary organizers, is a force of nature who stayed on the megaphone the entire march.
Mike is the brother of Oscar "Big O", who was killed by police.
These two women work for Poor Magazine
About twenty SFPD officers stayed with the march the entire distance, keeping it to one lane of the street. There were no arrests.
Students from Thurgood Marshall High School were organized by United Playas to come on the march (in a van bringing up the rear).